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A small, hard object, in the shape of a pebble, that sometimes forms in the gallbladder or bile duct; composed of cholesterol, bile pigments and calcium salts
See Calculus, n
{i} abnormal stonelike mass which forms in the gallbladder
a calculus formed in the gall bladder or its ducts
A concretion, or calculus, formed in the gall bladder or biliary passages
A gallstone is a small, painful lump which can develop in your gall bladder. a hard stone which can form in your gall bladder. Mass of crystallized substances that forms in the gallbladder. The most common type occurs when the liver secretes bile with too much cholesterol to stay in solution. Liver damage, chronic gallbladder disease, or biliary-tract cancer may predispose one to stone formation. In the gallbladder, stones may cause inflammation or produce no symptoms. A stone obstructing the bile duct causes severe pain (biliary colic). Gallstones usually must be removed with the gallbladder or broken up with ultrasound. In some cases a stone can be treated by giving the patient bile salts, which help redissolve cholesterol. If the gallbladder must be removed, laparoscopy is the method of choice
{i} cholelith
A solid mass, "pebbles" formed by the precipitation (crystallization) of cholesterol (most common in the U S and Europe) or bilirubin (most common in Asia) in the gallbladder Gallstones may be asymptomatic (without symptoms) or they may result in inflammation and infection of the gallbladder
a stonelike mass that forms in the gallbladder and is composed mainly of cholesterol crystals
solid masses or stones made of cholesterol or bilirubin that form in the gallbladder or bile ducts
Stone-like objects that form from cholesterol and other substances in the bile They may be as small as tiny crystals or as large as golf balls
Gallstones form in the gallbladder when cholesterol or pigments crystallize out of bile They can vary in size from as small as grains of sand to as large as golf balls Sometimes gallstones get stuck in the bile ducts causing attacks of severe abdominal pain The tendency to form gallstones is partially inherited and is more common in people who are obese, overeat or lose weight rapidly through extreme diets
An overview of gallstones including symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment
plural of gallstone